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The best horror of the year. Volume 1

Author: Ellen Datlow
Publisher: San Francisco : Night Shade Books ; London : Diamond [distributor], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What frightens us, what unnerves us? What causes that delicious shiver of fear to travel the lengths of our spines? It seems the answer changes every year. Every year the bar is raised; the screw is tightened. The twenty-one stories and poems included in this anthology were chosen from magazines, webzines, anthologies, literary journals, and single author collections to represent the best horror of the year.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Horror fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Datlow
ISBN: 9781597801614 1597801615
OCLC Number: 377705179
Notes: Includes short biographical sketches on collected short stories' authors (p. 315-319).
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Summation 2008 / Ellen Datlow --
Cargo / E. Michael Lewis --
If angels fight / Richard Bowes --
The clay party / Steve Duffy --
Penguins of the apocalypse / William Browning Spencer --
Esmeralda / Glen Hirshberg --
The hodag / Trent Hergenrader --
Very low-flying aircraft / Nicholas Royle --
When the gentlemen go by / Margaret Ronald --
The Lagerstatte / Laird Barron --
Harry and the monkey / Euan Harvey --
Dress circle / Miranda Siemienowicz --
The rising river / Daniel Kaysen --
Sweeney among the straight razors / JoSelle Vanderhooft --
Loup-garou / R.B. Russell --
Girl in pieces / Graham Edwards --
It washed up / Joe R. Lansdale --
The thirteenth hell / Mike Allen --
The goosle / Margo Lanagan --
Beach head / Daniel LeMoal --
The man from the peak / Adam Golaski --
The narrows / Simon Bestwick.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Datlow.

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A horror title by the winner of multiple Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards.  Read more...

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